Citing Israel Boycott, Kenyon Severs Ties With American Studies Association [Update]

O'Connor House

O’Connor House is home to the American Studies department. (Image via Flickr)

Kenyon College has joined the growing list of schools who have condemned the American Studies Association (ASA) for their recently passed boycott of Israeli academic institutions. Continue reading

Do It Tonight: Reading and Reception for Peter Rutkoff

urlThis is Peter. Professor Peter Rutkoff, to be exact. But if you don’t call him Peter, he will correct you. Because he is crazy cool. He also just wrote a crazy cool book called Irish Eyes. He is so legitimate, he has a website all to himself, named after himself. The only website I have is an extremely embarrassing family christmas band music myspace from seven years ago. But this isn’t a time to relive my glory days. This is a time to celebrate Peter and the fact that he wrote another WHOLE GREAT BOOK and all of the work he does for his students.

If you like fun and supporting people who deserve support, go to the bookstore today at 4:10 so Peter knows just how cool we think he is.

  • What: Irish Eyes launch Party
  • Where: Back of the Bookstore
  • When: 4:10
  • Any Bonuses?: Snacks and refreshments, you mooches.

Four-Minute Lecture: Professor Rutkoff

Professor Peter Rutkoff (

Welcome to Four-Minute Lectures.  All semester, we will be bringing in professors you know and love to deliver Four-Minute micro-lectures for the betterment of our minds.  They will encompass a wide variety of topics and departments.

This week, we have Professor Peter Rutkoff, chair of the American Studies department.  His lecture, “On Education,” brings up an important, and truly frustrating, issue.

Check out the lecture after the jump.

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